Pa. Jury Slaps J&J Unit With $10M Motrin Verdict

Law360, New York (May 23, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT) -- A jury in Pennsylvania state court hit a Johnson & Johnson unit with a $10 million verdict Friday, holding the company liable for skin burns and blindness suffered by a girl who took Children’s Motrin to treat a fever and cough.

Jurors deliberated for two days before ruling McNeil Consumer Products Co. was responsible for the injuries of Brianna Maya, according to the Maya family’s attorney, Keith Jensen.

Maya took Children's Motrin in 2000 when she was 3 years old and developed toxic epidermal necrolysis, a...
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